In a recent study, nearly 30 percent of business owners claimed their main motivation for starting a business was being their own boss. While being your own boss can be enjoyable, a lot of hard work will go into creating and managing a small business. Continue reading How to Estimate Startup Costs
What are procedures? Procedures are documents that describe business processes. Procedures are one tool we can use to train new and current employees how our processes work, and sometimes we show them how processes interact. Procedures can also help ensure a high degree of consistency in how processes operate and in the results they yield. On the other side, can maintaining procedures have more costs than benefits for your company? Continue reading How Maintaining Procedures Can Stall Company Growth
Most of us believe our companies have adequate “web presence”, considering the time and money we spend. We have a web site — maybe it’s not on a level with the big consumer companies, but it tells visitors all they need to know about our company and our products/services, and it’s user-friendly. Continue reading How to Improve Your Web Presence
What, do you need to start a private business? Besides the firm and the initial capital, you certainly need a great business idea! Entrepreneurial drive is only an initial spark. Continue reading Small Business Ideas: Small Investment – Great Potential for Success
At first, starting a new business: hiring international employees can be a challenge. When an organization has just been set up or intends to expand overseas, attracting and retaining the most suitable employees to work in foreign subsidiaries is among the challenges that the organization has to overcome. Continue reading Starting a New Business: Hiring International Employees
You can use visual stories to convey your message but even when you have a message, how will your prospects find you? One way that business people find goods and services is to search the web. It’s up to you to optimize your site to make it easy for search engines to serve up your site when prospects go searching. You can get your website noticed through search engine optimization. Continue reading How Can You Get Your Website Noticed?